California Festivals


San Carlos Hometown Days

May 19-21, 2023

2023 Theme:  You Belong at Hometown Days

Parade May 20, 2023, 9:45 a.m.
Route: Laurel Street  from Central Middle School, circling around with views on view the parade all along San Carlos Avenue, Laurel Street and Arroyo Avenue.

Pet Parade May 21, 2023, 11:15 a.m. Burton Park - Flanagan Field
Award categories: Most Awesome Costume, Best Dog, Best Junior Handler, Coolest Cat or Exotic Pet, Most Impressive Trick

Event Hours

9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Burton Park
1017 Cedar
San Carlos, CA

SAN CARLOS, CALIF.--Held one weekend in May, San Carlos Homtetown Days was voted the Best Family Festival. Hometown Days is a uniquely San Carlos tradition that features a parade on Saturday at 9:45 am, as well as 2 stages of live music, food, entertainment and fun for the entire family all weekend long. Much of the activity takes place in Burton Park.

2022 Concerts

 Friday Night

 Tierra Linda Middle School Jazz
Central Middle School Orchestra
Voicebox Choir
Tierra Linda Middle School Orchestra
Central Middle School Jazz Band


San Francisco Bay Jazz Band
City In Light
The Blues Bottle Band
The Penetrators Groove Band
Andy Z
Karl McHugh
Silicon Valley Elite Cheer
No Static
The Headliners


West Bay Community Band
The Pandemics
Thrown-Out Bones
Rebecca Dumaine and the Dave Miller Trio
Jim Stevens and Friends
Rampley Nuessmann Project
Sequoia High School Jazz Band
Broadway’s Rising Stars
Ticket to Ride
Sea Stars, Sound Waves, & Tide Notes


Rotary Pancake Breakfast on Sunday morning \

The Beer & Wine Garden at Burton Park
Corner of Cedar Street and Arroyo Avenue

Past foods have included: Pizza, Hamburgers & Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy & Sno Cone, (Rootbeer Floats & Nachos, Tsunami Fries, Smoked Brisket & Candied Bacon, Sausage & Tri-Tip, Hand Dipped Corn Dogs, Deep fried Veggies, Deep fried Oreos, Fruit Pies, Philly Cheesesteaks, Burritos, Tacos,, BBQ ribs with rice and salad, BBQ chicken, Kettle Corn, Dole Whip, Waffle Puffs, Mochi donuts, corn on the cob and corn chowder


Zip line
Quad Bungee jump
Hamster Ball Track
Mega Rock Wall
Obstacle Courses
Giant Rock Slide
Beat the Bucket… or get wet!
Hoops competition

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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